As an investor and trader, it is important to know when other stock exchanges around the world are open for trading if your investment is international. In this article, we will discuss World Stock Market timings as per Indian time.
Stock market opening times are the hours that stock exchanges are open. A stock exchange is a marketplace where the shares of companies are sold and purchased during trading hours.
Stock market opening and closing timings may vary according to the geographic location of stock exchanges. Some of the main stock exchanges in the world are the Shanghai Stock Exchange, National Stock Exchange, New York Stock Exchange, and London Stock Exchange.
Trading days are generally from Monday to Friday of each week. All stock exchanges remain closed every weekend.
If you are beginner, then you should have knowledge about how global market impact on the Indian stock market.
So, let’s have look at the world stock market timings as per Indian time.
|Stock Exchange||Country||Opening Time (IST)||Closing Time (IST)|
|Japan Exchange Group||Japan||5:30 AM||11:30 AM|
|Australian Securities Exchange||Australia||5:30 AM||11:30 AM|
|Korea Exchange||South Korea||5:30 Am||11:30 AM|
|Taiwan Stock Exchange||Taiwan||6:30 AM||11:00 Am|
|Hong Kong Stock Exchange||Hong Kong||6:45 AM||1:30 PM|
|Shanghai Stock Exchange||China||7:00 AM||12:30 PM|
|Shenzhen Stock Exchange||China||7:00 AM||12:30 PM|
|Deutsche Borse||Germany||12:30 PM||2:30 AM|
|JSE Limited||South Africa||12:30 PM||8:30 PM|
|Euronext||European Union||12:30 PM||9:00 PM|
|SIX Swiss Exchange||Switzerland||1:30 PM||10:00 PM|
|BME Spanish Exchange||Spain||1:30 PM||10:00 PM|
|London Stock Exchange||UK and Italy||1:30 PM||10:00 PM|
|BM&F Bovespa||Brazil||6:30 PM||1:30 AM|
|New York Stock Exchange||USA||7:00 PM||1:30 AM|
|NASDAQ||USA||7:00 PM||1:30 AM|
From above table you get information of world stock market timings as per Indian time (IST).
There are a number of stock exchanges in the world. The following are opening and closing times of various stock worldwide according to Indian Standard Time (IST).
The World Stock Market is divided into three major categories
- American Market
- European Market
- Asian Market
Stock Market Timings In America
The two major stock exchanges in the United States are the Nasdaq and the NYSE. They both have the same market hours.
New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)
It is the world’s largest stock exchange. It is located in New York City.
NYSE has normal trading hours are from 9:30 am to 4:00 pm local time (7 pm to 1:30 am IST).
There are also pre-market trading and post-market trading sessions. Pre-market from 4:00 am to 9:30 am local time (1:30 pm to 7:00 pm IST) and post-market from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm local time (1:30 am to 5:30 am IST).
Toronto Stock Exchange
Toronto stock exchange is Canada’s stock exchange.
Trading hours begin at 9:30 am and end at 4:00 pm local time (7 pm to 1:30 am IST).
Stock Market Timings In Europe
Deutsche Börse Exchange (Germany), Paris Stock Exchange (France) and London Stock Exchange (England) are major stock exchanges in Europe.
London Stock Exchange (LSE)
London Stock Exchange is the oldest stock exchange around the world.
The London Stock Exchange opens at 8:00 am and closes at 4:30 pm (5:30 pm to 2:00 am IST).
Paris Stock Exchange
Paris stock exchange is located in France. It opens at 9 am to 5:30 pm local time (6:30 pm to 3:00 am).
Stock Market Timings In Asia
In Asia there are a number of stock exchanges like Shanghai Stock Exchange (China), Tokyo Stock Exchange (Japan) and HongKong Stock Exchange etc.
National Stock Exchange and Bombay Stock Exchange are two stock exchanges of India.
There is a lunch break in most of the stock exchanges in Asia like the Shanghai Stock Exchange and Tokyo Stock Exchange. Lunch break may vary in time.
There is no lunch break in stock exchanges of American and European stock exchanges.
Shanghai Stock Exchange
It is a stock exchange based in China.
Trading hours of Shanghai stock Exchange’s trading hours start from 9:30 am and end at 3:00 pm local time (7:00 am to 12:30 pm IST).
There is a lunch break for one and half hour between 11:30 am to 1:00 pm local time (9:00 am to 10:30 am IST).
National Stock Exchange (NSE)
Normal trading hours of National Stock Exchange are from 9:15 am to 3:30 pm IST.
There are pre-open and post-closing sessions in the National Stock Exchange. Pre-open session is from 9:00 am to 9:15 am IST. While the post-closing session starts at 3:40 pm and ends at 4:00 pm IST.
Tokyo Stock Exchange
Tokyo Stock Exchange is the exchange of Japan. It is also one of the most popular stock exchange in the world.
It opens at 9:00 am and closes at 3:00 pm local time (5:30 am to 11:30 am IST).
Tokyo Stock Exchange has a lunch break of one hour from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm local time (8:00 am to 9:00 am IST). During which the stock market remains closed.
From this article, we get information about World Stock Market timings as per Indian time.
As all other stock exchanges open or close before Indian stock exchanges, this global indices can affect Indian market.
As a trader, it is important to know how world stock markets performed before Indian stock exchanges open can impact the Indian stock market. Whenever there is any negative or positive news in the US stock market, can easily impact the Indian stock market.
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